In a message dated 3/22/2009 5:10:03 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
I assume you want pictures of the flowers and trophies and not of
people. Is that correct? Do you need to know the iris names?
Your assume correctly m'dear!
I developed a powerpoint presentation on iris grooming. I show it
to the club before the show. Plus we do live demonstrations on
grooming. Each year I listen carefully do the judges and take
pictures of irises that have grooming problems. Next year I develop a
slide around that iris explaining its faults. Of course I sometimes have
to byte my tongue and not make comments while the judges are commenting about
my iris (but the winds were gusting to 60 mph yesterday!) ;-)
Ain't that the truth!!! Think we have all been
Does AIS have a powerpoint
presentation on groomng?
The CD "It's Show Time has three separate programs on
it-One on Show Preparation or (as I call it) "So You Volunteered To Be Show
Chair? Now what?" Plan. Organize, Staff, Direct and Control with
timetable and help filling out reports. A second one on Design 101 (the
AIS Website Toolbox program was actually written by Jean Morris for this program
but we shortened it a lot!) and the third called "Stalking the Best of Show" is
on grooming and presentation.
We would love to have a copy of your program to borrow ideas from-Both
Janet and Tom had programs that we also used.
Janet and I have learned lots about PPT programs (compressing them, turning
them in to jpgs for the new projectors that use a memory stick instead of a
computer etc!) since we started last year so if you can compress to under 10 MG,
you could e-mail or if it is bigger you can send via the free FTP site we
Janet Smith (AIS
Slides/Digital Chair) and I frequently have large PPT programs to send back and
forth while putting them together and editing them. To avoid the cost and
delay of mailing CDs, we are now using
It is a free service
(the Lite version) as long as:
Files less than 100
No more than 1 GB
downloads per month
No more than 100
downloads per file
You create an account
but don't have to pay anything.
It is working VERY well
and recommend you use this program to send me the files that you would normally
put on a CD. The files only stay posted for 7 days and is a very fast
Thanks so much for
your feedback Scarlett-you have always made a valuable contribution to our work
on the Committee!
Hope Spring is headed where you are-just poking its
nose here in Dubuque! I can't wait!
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